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CAN I GET MONO FROM ORAL SEX

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Can oral sex give me mono?

I have a very simple question for anyone who is qualified. Can someone get mononucleosis from either giving or receiving oral sex to or from someone who has the virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Mononucleosis is also called the "kissing disease," right? That means you can get it from kissing. If you are having oral sex, I'm assuming there is some kissing involved too. I mean it would be unusual to score a blowjob without a bit of... Read more »

Is oral sex dangerous with mono?

Hey there... My girlfriend and I are practicing oral sex on a semi-regular basis, and she has mono... Read more »

MONO OR HIV WORRIED SICK 2

I RECENTLY SLEPT WITH A PROSTITUTE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON (MARCH 9 1999)AND 2 WEEKS AFTER MY... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
Project Inform

Liver Conference Becomes Defining Moment

...indication that the drugs will work with the standard of care treatment. However, unprotected anal intercourse, unprotected receptive oral sex with ejaculation, use of sex toys, sex while high and marijuana use were factors associated with a... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...using a condom, oil-based lube can also be used. Avoid getting semen in the body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...lubricants like Vaseline, oils, or creams can damage condoms and other latex barriers. Be sure to use water-based lubricants. Oral sex has some risk of transmitting HIV, especially if sexual fluids get in the mouth and if there are bleeding... Read more »
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Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...really ashamed to say that I am a medical professional when I look back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This... Read more »

Mono vs. HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...I am female and have given unprotected oral sex 4 times and have had unprotected vaginal sex repeatedly with the same person (who refuses to get tested b/c he says he doesn't Read more »

college student... scared as hell

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...relationship with a friend of a friend who I met at a party. We never once had unprotected sex, but we did have unprotected oral sex. About a week and a half after our first encounter, I became very ill with a fatigue, fever and swollen tonsils... Read more »

im so terrified heres my story

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...away. the second girl that i was with also got tested and she was clean also however she told me that she had just gotten over mono. This kinda eased my concern because i know that thoses symptoms are typical of mono. However i have had mono much... Read more »